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ERIC Number: ED274564
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 155
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-89994-307-1
ISSN: N/A
A Humanities Approach to Early National U.S. History: Activities and Resources for the Elementary School Teacher.
Giese, James R., Ed.; Parisi, Lynn S., Ed.
The book presents a framework that can be used to teach a survey of United States history from an integrated humanities perspective. Aimed at teachers of grade 5, it emphasizes the early national period, 1790-1830. The volume contains 22 activities presented in a standard format: a brief introduction describing the activity, list of objectives, estimated time of the activity, necessary materials, step-by-step implementation procedures, and hand-out masters. Several of the activities include examining artifacts, making hornbooks, candlemaking, constructing a Children's Bill of Rights, singing, charting a family tree, mapwork, and discussion of readings. The book concludes with two lists of resources, including ERIC system documents and a selected bibliography. (TRS)
Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., 855 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.; ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Boulder, CO.
Note: For teacher's guide for grade 8, see SO 017 598.